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Restaurante Los Lagartos

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Gamboa Rainforest Resort | Zona 5 | Soberania National Park, Gamboa 0801, Panama
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  • Very good41%
  • Average26%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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“lunch” (18 reviews)
“the river” (10 reviews)
“panama canal” (12 reviews)
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Gamboa Rainforest Resort | Zona 5 | Soberania National Park, Gamboa 0801, Panama
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful dining rooms open to the river. Nice lunch while watching waterbirds, water mammals, and crocs. The restaurant was offering a buffet lunch the day we were there and it was pretty good. There's also a salad bar that had a wide choice of veggies...More

Thank BlueNWashington
Reviewed 22 January 2018

We normally go to the main resort buffet which has a huge selection well presented and pretty good food, this time we were diverted to this restaurant which was very dissapointing with the quality of food i'd expect from a fonda and about the same...More

Thank 68fury
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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

The best view of Gamboa with a good and helpfull staff. Not too much options of food but nice food. I will come back.

Thank Agox
Reviewed 22 November 2017

while the restaurant was open and there was no sign that it was reserved for a special occasion we -couple- were denied entrance as they said they had a group coming in. We walked to the restaurant from Gamboa in pooring rain and no mercy...More

1  Thank maria k
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We visited los Lagartos Restaurant on November 3rd. What a surprise! It took them more than one hour to bring the food to our table. When it fanally came it was cold and not fresh at all. We ordered french fries, as a side, and...More

Thank maisabel17
Reviewed 9 October 2017

They know they are the only option, so the price is quite a bit higher than you would find in Panama City for the same price.

Thank lostroptrav
Reviewed 15 April 2017

If you looking to eat in a place with a view, this is it. The only problem is that it is only open for a few hours and they only have the buffet. We had great seats observing the view and even saw a cayman....More

Thank bandit153
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

we ate lunch buffet nice and clean servers were friendly and attentive. We got to see little cocodrilo outside by the lake and we got a chance to feed them bread! 😱 first time i saw one live and moving

Thank Liz P
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We have taken visiting friends there in years past, and enjoyed the foods we selected from the menu. This time it was a pretty expensive buffet only, and of the four of us, we had nothing we really liked, other than the desserts. The fish...More

Thank Marilyn M
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Same food as at Resort for dinner. Nice outside dining with view of river and ships passing through the canal.

1  Thank richard s
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gamboa Rainforest Resort | Zona 5 | Soberania National Park, Gamboa 0801, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Colon Province  >  Gamboa
This restaurant belongs to the hotel and is located on the Chagres river in a separate complex from the hotel. It was opened since 1998 or 1999 before the hotel started to operate.
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